University of Colorado Boulder
'Their' World and How You Define It
University of Colorado Boulder

'Their' World and How You Define It

This course is part of Global Perspectives of DEI in the Workplace Specialization

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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21 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Develop an understanding of tangible ways society can create inclusive spaces

  • Apply issues of social justice across local and global contexts.

  • Critically examine and reflect on your identity, background, and experiences and their impact on relationships between you and your environment.

  • Analyze a contemporary global issue from a multidisciplinary perspective.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

21 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

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There are 5 modules in this course

In this module, you will spend time moving beyond yourself and learn the process of empathy through candid conversations to help you prepare for learning more cultural empathy and awareness in the following lessons.

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2 videos4 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt1 plugin

In this module, you will focus on the plight of women in various roles while understanding our position in their journey. Using these concepts, you will be challenged to explore how a feminist/womanist understanding can shape and ground everyday feminist’s life.

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2 videos4 readings1 peer review4 plugins

In this module, you will focus on the many forms of Black experiences and how they are shaped based on different perspectives worldwide. This lesson considers fundamental questions about the nature of identity, identification, and belonging.

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1 video5 readings1 peer review5 plugins

In this module, you will build on the history of colonialism and media from course one to examine how contemporary non-normative sexualities and genders exist at the intersection of local and global processes.

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1 video9 readings1 peer review1 plugin

This module provides essential background about neurodiversity by uncovering the strengths of neurodiverse individuals and utilizing their talents to increase the innovation and productivity of the global society.

What's included

2 videos8 readings1 peer review6 plugins

Instructor

Jessica Rush Leeker, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Boulder
3 Courses796 learners

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